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Guide to securing your Facebook account

If technology is being used against you, use this website to secure your tech. Learn about technology-facilitated abuse.

Note that depending on your devices/updates, the steps below may vary.


Remember, depending on whether or not you are living with the person who is harming you, you may choose to take different steps. Read these cautions before taking action.

Secure your tech

Facebook security guide

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If you think someone is accessing your phone or computer, please do not download this PDF: Read this guide without downloading it and use a safe phone or computer.
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Step 1: Go to settings & privacy
Step 2: Check who can access your account
Step 3: Check contact information
Step 4: Change your password
Step 5: Set up two-factor authentication
Step 6: Turn off location for your mobile devices
Step 7: Review your privacy settings
Step 8: Use optional Facebook tools

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